What is Policy Brand Research?

How does policy get made in practice? Policy Brand Research has engaged in over five years of research to investigate effective communication and advocacy in Washington in order to create a better understanding of what works—and what doesn’t—in public policy advocacy.

Our mission is to enhance understanding of the policymaking process, and create more productive dialogue between the various players involved in crafting and shaping laws and regulation.


Our ongoing research questions:


Where do we conduct research?

We study the policymaking process in Washington, DC, and in a growing number of influential states.

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Who are our collaborators?

We engage with a broad audience of individuals involved in the policymaking process, including elected officials and senior staffers in the Legislative Branch, career staff and appointees within the Executive Branch, and think tank and advocacy professionals in the private sector.


If you’re interested in participating, please: